Justus Morris Brown, was born in Ohio, December 8, 1840. He received his Medical Degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 1862.
He was appointed from Ohio, Assistant surgeon, United States Army, July 11, 1862; he was promoted to Captain, Assistant Surgeon, July 28, 1866; Colonel, Assistant Surgeon General of the Army, February 2, 1901.
He retired at his own request after 40 years of service on February 13, 1903. He was advanced to the Rank of Brigadier General on the retired list by the act of Congress of April 23, 1904.
He made his home at Hackensack, New Jersey, where he died on December 12, 1912. He was buried with full military honors in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Courtesy of Michael T. Stein:
Brigadier General Justus Morris Brown
Born in Ohio
M.D., University of Pennsylvania 1862.
Assistant Surgeon July 11th, 1862
Captain Assistant Surgeon 1866
Major Surgeon 1881
Lieutenant Colonel Deputy Surgeon General 1895
Colonel Assistant Surgeon General 1901
Promoted Brigadier General (Retired) 1904
Brevet Captain & Major March 13, 1865
BROWN, JUSTUS M
- BRIG GEN, United States Army
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/21/1914
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 1892-WS
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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